Senior System Engineer

Washington, DC
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BMT Designers & Planners is seeking a Senior System Engineer to support U.S. Navy ships and systems design and production engineering acquisition program

BMT Designers & Planners, Inc. is a full-service technical and management consultancy.  Clients include the federal government, domestic and international marine, environmental and safety companies. Our technical and managerial competencies include: Ship Design and Engineering Services; Reliability Centered Maintenance, Systems Safety and Logistics Support; Environmental and Energy Policy Formulation and Support, Human Factors Engineering and Applied Environmental Services.  Our professional staff provides high caliber designs and engineering solutions, comprehensive test and evaluation analysis and management support services exceeding customer expectations.  BMT Designers & Planners, Inc. is 100% owned by BMT Group.  For further information on BMT Designers & Planners, Inc. please visit www.dandp.com

BMT Designers & Planners, Inc. is a BMT Group Company.  BMT Group is an international design, science, engineering, risk and program management consultancy, serving clients principally in the defense, energy and transport sectors.  For further information on BMT Group, please visit www.bmt.org.

The Role

BMT Designers & Planners is seeking a Senior System Engineer to support U.S. Navy ships and systems design and production engineering, acquisition, concept studies and preliminary design, and technology development. This role includes the planning and engineering of organizational systems infrastructure including the implementation and design of hardware and software and monitoring the performance of systems. The System Engineer will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide Total Ship Systems Engineering technical and management support throughout the development, design production, delivery, and testing phases
  • Provide technical support for introduction, development and fielding in the areas of Ship Design/Hull, Mechanical and Electrical, Combat Systems, C4I systems, Aviation Integration and Mission Package Integration
  • Monitor developments in the ship design industry and advise on risk areas, changes, and certification, lifecycle or other systems integration impacts
  • Support technical reviews, analyses, evaluations, approval and baseline management of government and Industry designs
  • Support the development of design solutions for production and development challenges
  • Coordinate lessons learned from Test and Trials results and assist in developing corrective actions
  • Assist in developing and maintaining Systems Engineering Plan, Design Manual, and Ship Design Guide
  • Assist in the development of procurement packages and monitoring of execution of Contractor Special Studies related to design/systems engineering
  • Provide engineering, analysis, and technical studies support
  • Assist in the coordination of Science and Technology (S&T) efforts
  • Assist in research, planning, budgeting, and execution in support of Test and Evaluation

Work Location: Washington, DC

Candidates must be a US citizen with a DOD security clearance or employment is contingent upon obtaining a security clearance.  Company will not sponsor work visa or relocation for this position.

The Individual


  • Master’s Degree and 8+ years of relevant experience OR a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering and 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Minimum 5 years' U.S. Navy ship acquisition program experience required
  • Minimum 5 years' experience providing technical support in one or more of the following disciplines: ship design, HM&E systems, combat systems, C4I systems, aviation integration and mission package integration
  • Familiarity with standard naval systems engineering concepts, practices and procedures
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary project team
  • Demonstrated ability to rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Proven ability to lead and direct the work of others

Other Requirements

BMT Designers & Planners enjoys a diverse professional staff and offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Applicants must email resume, BMT Employment Application and Surveys with subject line "ENG 81" to HR@dandp.com or fax to 703-920-7177. Find employment application below. This business uses E-Verify in its hiring practices to achieve a lawful workforce. BMT Designers & Planners is an Equal Opportunity Employer & Affirmative Action Employer of M/F/Veterans/Protected Veterans and Individuals
with Disabilities.

For further information on BMT Designers & Planners, please visit their website: www.dandp.com

Who to contact / How to apply:

To apply please send a copy of your CV to HR@dandp.com

If you would like to have an informal discussion about this role prior to applying please contact:
Patricia Ghannam on +1 703 920 7070


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